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Slovenia’s Prime Minister Dr. Miro Cerar Visited Cleveland

The Consul General of the Republic of Slovenia Mr. Andrej G. Rode hosted a reception in Honor of His Excellency Dr. Miro Cerar Prime Minister of the Republic of Slovenia on Friday, September 22, 2017 at the Slovenian National Home in Cleveland Ohio. Together with the new Slovenian Ambassador to the US Stanislav Vidovic they also opened new offices of the Slovenian Consulate in Cleveland. New ...

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    Update from Slovenian Ambassador to Australia

    Helena Drnovšek Zorko, Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia to Australia gave Radio SBS an update on the latest news regarding the valuable work being undertaken by their Embassy in Canberra. Among other topics, Ambassador gave some answers if there’s any news regarding a new Slovenian Honorary Consul in Victoria. http://audiomedia-sbs.akamaized.net/slovenian_170915_748809.mp3   Source: Radio SBS | Slovenian Program | Lenti ...

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      News From Slovenian Clubs In Australia

      What’s new within the Slovenian Community in Geelong? Karlo Bole was re–elected as president of the Slovenian Assocation Ivan Cankar in Geelong.  He spoke to SBS about up and coming events at their assocation over the next few months. http://audiomedia-sbs.akamaized.net/slovenian_170825_738381.mp3   Events at Triglav Club in Sydney. Peter Krope, president of Club Triglav in Sydney spoke to SBS about their ...

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        Letter of thanks from Padre Pedro Opeka for Contributions by Cleveland Slovenians

        Letter of thanks from Padre Pedro Opeka for contributions by Cleveland Slovenians with which he built a new school in Madagascar. Pedro, founder of Akamasoa, “the miracle of Madagascar,” is a Nobel Peace Prize nominee. All [my] dear Slovenians in Cleveland! With great joy I am sending you photos of the new school, built with the money which you donated ...

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          What’s new in Adelaide’s Slovenian community?

          Adrian Vatovec is the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Slovenia for South Australia. He had much to speak about regarding recent events taking place within the Slovenian community in Adelaide. 2017 is a particularly special year because the Slovenian club in Adelaide is celebrating its 60th anniversary. http://media.sbs.com.au/audio/slovenian_170519_686537.mp3 Source: Radio SBS | Lenti Lenko | Slovenian Program

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            Slovenian Easter Sunday

            Easter Sunday at St. Mary of the Assumption in Collinwood on Sunday, April 16, 2017. The Cleveland area is home to the largest population of Slovenians in the world outside of Slovenia. See more : http://s.cleveland.com/6brTo1g   Source: Cleveland.com Video: Judy Sedmak Facebook Page

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              President of the Slovenian Academic Association in Australia

              Dr. Kaja Antlej, president of Slovenian Academic Association in Australia spoke about the aims of the organization and their activities. She invites everyone to a special event being organized by the association on Monday, 22 May at the EU Centre at RMIT.   http://media.sbs.com.au/audio/slovenian_170324_652781.mp3   Source: Radio SBS Australia | Lenti Lenko

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                SMA Exhibit: Historical Masks of Slovenian Mardi Gras (VIDEO)

                The Slovenian Museum and Archives (6407 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland) had an exhibit of the historical masks of Slovenian Mardi Gras. For centuries, masks have been used throughout Slovenia in the celebration of Mardi Gras — the Kurent is the most well known Slovenian mask in Cleveland, but in fact, there are several others which are all highly unique and ...

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                  Fifth Annual Cleveland Kurentovanje Spans Four Days of Slovenian Mardi Gras Festivities! (VIDEO)

                  Cleveland, OH—Cleveland Kurentovanje (koo-rahn-toh-VAHN-yay), a Slovenian-infused Mardi Gras festival, is carnival event that has been celebrated in Slovenia for the past 50 years, connecting culture, arts, and people from all over Europe.  The central figure of the carnival, the Kurent, is believed to chase away winter and usher in spring with its supernatural powers. Since it’s conception in 2013, Cleveland Kurentovanje ...

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                    Slovenian American Times 100th Issue

                    Cleveland, 2.11.2017 – It is truly a milestone! Also in this month of February, Slovenia is celebrating Preseren Day, the Slovene Cultural Holiday, established in commemoration of her greatest poet France Preseren. Coinciding with the anniversary of the poet’s death in 1849, the entire month is filled with a variety of cultural events such as school field trips, poetry readings, ...

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